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WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Mislabeled at the National Archives as Nanking 1965 but appears to be from WWII. National Archives description: "Shot List  1) CU PAN Front page of a Japanese newspaper. G 2) LA CU Japanese banner. G 3) CU Cloth deceration of some type. G 4) LS Looking out over the heads of hundreds of Japanese people on their knees, bowing; shrine in the bg. G 5) MS Family sitting on the floor in their home, two women and a young man; young man reading from a Japanese newspaper; two women smiling as the...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese, World War II, WWII
WWII Archive
by USAHEC
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A series of WWII-era shorts about basic training: white soldiers, Army nurses, black soldiers & WAACS. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American, World War, 1939-1945...
WWII Archive
by United States. Army
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Extracted from U.S. Army film "China Flashes. Vol. 22-90,'Pilots Parade In China' ; Singapore Flashes. Vol. 24-40 ; China Flashes Vol. 40-571, China Builds Up For Attack ; China Flashes. Vol. 51-29, China Builds Up For Attack ; China Flashes Vol. 45-562, Ca. 1941 - Ca. 1945." National Archives Identifier: 16059 No National Archives description. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, Great Britain. -- Army, Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945, World War,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Extracted from United States Naval Photographic Center film # 2656 . National Archives description "... 4) CU Nurse attending injured man, near a field hospital. 5) MLS Stretcher cases being loaded into plane. [tail number 223309] 6) MCU Interior of plane; nurse attends to patients..." National Archives Identifier:  76502 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Army
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Extracted from the U.S. Army film "Congressional Invasion Of France, Paris ; Soldiers Graves Of WWI, St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiacourt, France, 09/26/1944 ; Airborne Landing (Probably Holland WWII)  ; "The City Falls To Yanks," Stolberg, Germany ; St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiacourt, France, 09/26/1944" National Archives Identifier: 16146 no description. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit...
Topics: WWII, Operation Market Garden, United States. Army, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film # 8505 National Archives description: "1) Cross wire entanglement by throwing themselves on it & allowing others to climb over them - SV. 2) MS-CU Men cross improvised bridge made with lines, explosions below. 3) MS-CU Men cross fibre bridge without guard rail, explosions below -SV. 4) MS Men practice street fighting in prepared range using portions of buildings, windows, doorways, etc. - SV." National Archives Identifier: 78516 As always, any error...
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945
WWII Archive
by United States. Army
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eye 731
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Extracted from " Signal Corps Communications Training, Ft Monmouth, NJ (WW II) ; Gen Hap Arnold And Staff, Washington, DC (WW II) ; Soldiers Parade In Iceland (WW II) ; RAF Daylight Raid ((WW II) ; PT Boats (WW II) ; WW I Quartermaster, Ca. 1941 - Ca. 1945 " National Archives Identifier: 13943 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, British, World War II, World War, 1939-1945,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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favorite 2
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"1) MS Anchor being hauled from water and chain being checked with hammer. 2) MS Bullnose of Japanese BB; imperial crest. 3) MLS Bow of BB going through rough sea. 4) MLS British Flag flying on top of building. 5) CU Same as before. 6) MLS British BB, the PRINCE OF WALES, underway. 7) MLS British DDs or DEs underway. 8) MS British sailor operating wheel on deck. 9) MLS Front of BB above main deck; gun turrets in FG. 10) MS Sailors train pompom guns. 11) MLS Fire AA guns on BB. 12) MS Wake...
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan, World War, 1939-1945 --...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film # 8506 National Archives description: "Shot List 1) MS Men use temporary bridge consisting of 3 lines across stream-SV. 2) MS Men push gear across stream on temporary rafts. 3) CU Men are thrown into water. 4) CU Men using canvas raft to cross stream-SV. 5) CU Men throw each other out of raft, swamp raft. 6) MS-CU Men throw each other in stream. 7) MS Men cross temporary bridges, 1 made of 3 lines, the other of rattan construction; smoke pots burning below...
Topics: WWII, World War II, Hand-to-hand Fighting, World War, 1939-1945
WWII Archive
by United States. Air Force
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Extracted from 111-LC-46676 " Selected scenes from US Air Force for proj. 223-12040 " National Archives Identifier: 28981 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: WWII, Dancing Soldiers, World War, 1939-1945, World War II
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Captured German WWII Film Träger kommender Taten . Silent. Mislabeled at the National Archives as German weeks review, 08/24/1954? No description at the National Archives except "captured German film." National Archives Identifier: 77969
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, National Socialism, World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany, World War II, WWII
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Listed as "Launching Of The USS Quincy (CA-39), 04/18/1945" but doesn't look like that ship type & that ship wasn't launched on that date. United States Naval Photographic Center film #11297. No National Archives description. National Archives Identifier: 2506174 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Army
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Extracted from "Signal Corps Communications Training, Ft Monmouth, NJ (WW II) ; Gen Hap Arnold And Staff, Washington, DC (WW II) ; Soldiers Parade In Iceland (WW II) ; RAF Daylight Raid ((WW II) ; PT Boats (WW II) ; WW I Quartermaster, Ca. 1941 - Ca. 1945" National Archives Identifier: 13943 no description. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Iceland, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, WWII
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Mislabeled at National Archives as "TRAINING JAP. SUBMARINE SAILORS, 04/12/1946" National Archives description: "1) CU Conning tower of sub. 2) Naval personnel on drill ground, marching over print of ship diagram 3) Interior of class room, looking over heads of students, toward instructor. 4) CU Portrait of ADM. TOJO. 5) CU Japanese naval training. 6) Interior shot of faces of students in classroom. 7) CU Models of various types of subs. SV 8) CU Portrait of Japanese naval...
Topics: WWII, World War II, Submarines (Ships) -- Japan, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 --...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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United States Naval Photographic Center film # 11740. National Archives description "1) MS USMC & CG enlisted men on deck of ship.2) LS Two LCI"s heading for beach; Pan, another LST, LCM (SV).3) LS LCVP"s in line.4) LS PAN LCT"s, camouflaged in jungle paint.5) LS Explosions on beach, LOS lying-to off beach.6) LS Beach area; plane, in flight overhead, dropping bombs; smoke rising from beach.7) LS Two LCS"s lying-to off beach, bombarding with 40mm guns.8) LS...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War II, United States. Marine Corps, United...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Extracted from United States Naval Photographic Center film #1635. National Archives description "21) MS to MCU Executive officer inspecting crew dressed in dress blue Able. 22) MS Two sailors walking down city street. 23) MS Two sailors and two English Armed Service women. 24) MS Sailors walking down street in Kirkwall, Orkney Island. (SV) 25) MS Sailors standing by building, admiring architecture of structure. 26) MS Sailors in park. 27) MS Sailors and civilians on street; sailors...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Orkney...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #16243. National Archives  description:  "1) CU Gunner firing 50 cal machine gun-SV.2) CU Bombs being released.3) CU Navigator taking a bearing.4) CU Radioman at typewriter.5) MS-AV OS2U & J2F in formation-SV.6) CU Navigator plotting course.7) CU-UA Pilot." National Archives Identifier: 80346 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #2689 listed as "Navy In The Air" MN-3693 02/08/1950 "1) GV Paratroop soldiers in preparation for raid on New Guinea. 2) LS Planes taking off; loaded with paratroop soldiers, paratroopers drop from planes. 3) AV Paratroopers dropping from plane. 4) AV Planes dropping paratroopers. 5) GV American air power bombing Japanese forces in South Pacific; strafing land installations and sea. P-38 in action. SV 6) AV B-25s. 7) AV Bombs dropping and striking...
Topics: Lightning (Fighter Plane), Newsreel, United States. Navy, B-25 Bomber, United States. Army Air...
WWII Archive
by United States. Air Force
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eye 1,914
favorite 3
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"Historical scenes: WWI. Tent hangar opens and biplane is pushed out. CU, map of St. Mihiel, France. Biplanes lined up on field. Pilots get planes and start engines. Biplanes taxi and take off. Planes zoom directly over camera. Germans load bombs into German plane. HS, WW I battlefield. Soldiers advancing. Man in cockpit of biplane drops bomb into battlefield, flying in formation directly overhead. WW I dogfight. Planes landing. Plane in foreground is tipped over. WW II. Burning map of...
Topics: WWII, WWI, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American, Dancing Soldiers, World War,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Naval Photographic Center film #4979. National Archives description "1) MS Many Japanese girls making Army insignia in class. 2) MS Other girls, wearing white aprons, sewing some clothes for soldiers (SV) 3) MS Japanese Diet bldg. G 4) MS Small office, with many piles of paper on desks. 5) MS Man puts charcoal into gas tank of bus. 6) MS Charcoal bus departs. 7) MS Japanese soldier"s cap being made on sewing machine. 8) MS School children collect various waste metals. F 9) MS Boy buys...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan, World War II, World War, 1939-1945
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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United States Naval Photographic Center film #5202.   National Archives description "1) GV-Pan Natives in native settlement area of Guam-SV. 2) GV-Pan Airfield on Guam. 3) GV General scenes in Agana, Guam-SV. 4) GV Large supply dump. 5) MS Loaded rhino barge pulls up to pontoon dock-SV. 6) MS Supplies loaded into trucks.  7) HS Men work with gasoline drums in surf-SV. 8) MS Wrecked LVT on beach. 9) GV General views of natives in native settlement area & slow line. 10) MS Men unload...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War II, United States. Marine Corps, World...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Extracted from United States Naval Photographic Center film # 921. National Archives description "1) MS 2 men on empty flight deck (hazy) 2) MS F4U flies over, pan deck 3) MS SCU F4U lands 4) MS SCU F4U lands, disengages 5) MS SCU F4U lands 6) MS SCU F4U lands 7) MS SCU Hook pulls on cable 8) SCU Side view F4U on deck"  Not mentioned in the description is this approx. 1 minute of footage of Paekakariki, New Zealand, railway station. National Archives Identifier: 75748 As always, any...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, Trains, World War, 1939-1945 -- New Zealand, World...
WWII Archive
by United States. Army
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favorite 0
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Extracted from "Signal Corps Communications Training, Ft Monmouth, NJ (WW II) ; Gen Hap Arnold And Staff, Washington, DC (WW II) ; Soldiers Parade In Iceland (WW II) ; RAF Daylight Raid ((WW II) ; PT Boats (WW II) ; WW I Quartermaster, Ca. 1941 - Ca. 1945" National Archives Identifier: 13943 no description but very short silent film of PT boats then WWI footage of equipment on tables with men gathered around. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you...
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American, United States. Navy, World...
WWII Archive
by United States. Army
movies
eye 239
favorite 1
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Extracted from " Signal Corps Communications Training, Ft Monmouth, NJ (WW II) ; Gen Hap Arnold And Staff, Washington, DC (WW II) ; Soldiers Parade In Iceland (WW II) ; RAF Daylight Raid ((WW II) ; PT Boats (WW II) ; WW I Quartermaster, Ca. 1941 - Ca. 1945 " National Archives Identifier: 13943 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, WWII, United States. -- Army -- Signal Corps, World War II, Fort...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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eye 588
favorite 1
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National Archives description "This film shows a carrier, mount, and other equipment in a gun factory." National Archives Identifier: 2517055 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States, World War II, World...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
movies
eye 252
favorite 0
comment 0
United States Naval Photographic Center film #2535.  National Archives description 1) MLS Conning tower and bow of sub underway; Japanese mark on conning tower.P2) MLS Japanese speedboat in Yokosuka Port (SV).3) MS Boat bounces over upper line of sub net across surface.4) CU Boat's screw.5) MS Boat towing blimps, about 20 feet high, around in Yokosuka Port (long; fair; reason for blimps is undt.)6) MS Bi-wing seaplane on catapult of Japanese ship; Japanese sailors working around seaplane.7) MS...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, Japanese Armed Forces, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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eye 488
favorite 5
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Naval Photographic Center film #13577 "December 7th MN-2862 - MN-2868, 1941."  National Archives description: "1) MS Street scene with traffic stopping for train while passenger cars pass.2) CU Oahu railway system; long train of pullman cars loaded down with troops and civilians. G3) CU Palm branches waving in breeze; cloudy sky in BG. G4) CU Model "T" Ford pulling away from curb, in Honolulu. G5) CU Military ambulance moving along street. G6) MS Japanese Temple; hilly...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American, United States. Navy, World War,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
movies
eye 1,132
favorite 1
comment 1
Listed at the National Archives as "Recruit Film." National Archives description: "LS Cruiser of the USS SALT LAKE CITY (CA-25) Class. MLS Men attending church services. MCU Chaplain add enlisted men; Navy Chaplain. MCU Navy personnel at church; bombs dropping from bomb bay of airplane. MS Pearl Harbor fire. MCU The late President Roosevelt making a speech. MCU Sailor talking and preparing to put his seabag on his back. MCU Ship firing guns from turret. MLS SPD"S in flight...
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Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, US Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting &...
"CASABLANCA CONFERENCE, WW II, FRENCH MOROCCO ; BARRACKS INSPECTION ENGLAND (WW II) ; CAMP O'REILLY, PUERTO RICO, ca. 1941 - ca. 1945" Silent footage. No National Archives description. First part has footage of FDR and other dignitaries at the Casablanca Conference. Soldiers line up and salute FDR, and he shakes the soldier's hand. FDR in jeep. Not the greatest quality. 2nd part is an inspection in England, also not the greatest quality. The final part is Camp O'Reilly and this...
Topics: M2 Half-Track, WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic History, World War, 1939-1945 --...
WWII Archive
by United States. War Department
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favorite 1
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Silent U.S. War Department Bureau of Public Relations film no. 1205. A sign on a building in this film indicates that this is station VU2ZN, an AFRS station in Ledo. National Archives description: "A soldier-broadcaster selects records from a phonograph library. A band and a vocalist perform in a broadcasting room. Several song-and-dance teams perform before U.S. troops at an overseas base during a U.S.O. show." National Archives Identifier: 13740 listed as "Armed Forces Radio,...
Topics: War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations, United Service Organizations (U.S.), World War,...
WWII Archive
by Ford Motor Company
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favorite 5
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Silent film, circa 1942, of hand grenade assembly line at a Ford plant. This MAY be the American Radiator and Standard Sanitary Company , which contracted with FoMoCo to produce hand grenades. National Archives Identifier: 91110 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: Machine Art, World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment And Supplies, Grenades, World War, 1939-1945, Ford...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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eye 369
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National Archives description: "1) MS Man looking through periscope in Japanese sub. 2) MS LA Several men going up ladder and through hatch to exterior deck. 3) MS HA Same. 4) MS Deck gun being fired at night (SV). 5) LS Enemy vessel burning (dark night; SV; simulated). 6) MS Survivor (white man), wearing life jacket, comes down ladder in Japanese sub; he sits by the bulkhead. 7) MC PAN; Many wooden plates hanging underneath miniature shrine where successes in battles are recorded (score...
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese, World War, 1939-1945 --...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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favorite 1
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National Archives description: "1) MS Three Japanese air cadets enter an officer"s private room in Japanese CV; they talk with officer, who was their old instructor. 2) MS Several Japanese pilots sitting on grass listening to officer; control tower in BG. 3) MCU Officer discussing carrier-landing techniques (long). G 4) MS Japanese officers on island of CV watching the planes in flight. 5) MLS Several planes fly over mast and island of CV. 6) MLS Planes practicing carrier-landing...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese, Tojo,...
WWII Archive
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Naval Photographic Center film #4992. National Archives description: "1) MLS Various temples and religious buildings in Northern Manchuria (SV).G 2) MLS Small Japanese fishing boats getting underway, hoisting flags. F 3) MS Japanese medical lab in passenger train in Manchuria; doctors and nurses experimenting on rabbits (injections); one looking through a microscope (SV). F 4) MS PAN Interior of general science classroom: children gathered around teacher at table. F 5) MS Japanese primary...
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan, World War, 1939-1945
WWII Archive
by United States. Army
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eye 120
favorite 1
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Extracted from " Signal Corps Communications Training, Ft Monmouth, NJ (WW II) ; Gen Hap Arnold And Staff, Washington, DC (WW II) ; Soldiers Parade In Iceland (WW II) ; RAF Daylight Raid ((WW II) ; PT Boats (WW II) ; WW I Quartermaster, Ca. 1941 - Ca. 1945 " National Archives Identifier: 13943 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your...
Topics: WWII, Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950, World War II, World War, 1939-1945
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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favorite 2
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Listed as "Japanese submarine sinkings in the Indian Ocean, ca. 1939 - ca. 1945" National Archives description "1) MS Three Japanese lookouts on conning tower of sub; they are looking thru binocs and telescopes. 2) MS Conning tower of Japanese sub. 3) CU Man looking thru binocs; it is raining. 4) MS Silhouette of Japanese lookouts with binocs, on conning tower of sub (SV). 5) MS Captain of Japanese sub worshipping at miniature shrine in sub; he climbs up ladder and goes to...
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese, World War, 1939-1945,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Navy
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Listed as "Record of Japanese sub action in Indian Ocean ca 1939 - ca 1945" National Archives description: "1) CU Looking over the left shoulder of man talking into P.A. system. 2) CU Japanese sailor talking into voice tube while holding a stop watch. 3) CU Face of Japanese crewman while inside submarine. 4) CU Interior view of submarine, area unidentified, very dark. 5) CU Japanese writing, which fills the screen. 6) CU Surface of submarine, showing deck gun in foreground; water...
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, Japanese, World...
WWII Archive
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Signal Radio Communications Hawaii WWII; Army Transport Ship Lands In Iceland ca. 1941 - ca. 1941 Not the greatest quality footage. Shows Signal Corps personnel in Hawaii sending morse code with straight key (J-38?) and bug (J-36?). Soldier typing on a teletype machine. Engineers adjust radio transmitter equipment. Second film shows a transport ship in Iceland and personnel unloading cargo. National Archives Identifier: 13942 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Iceland, United States. -- Army -- Signal Corps, World War,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Department of Defense
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comment 0
"Operation Climax" Search For Remains Of The WWII B-24 Bomber Lady Be Good , Sand Sea Of Calanscio, Libyan Desert, Libya, North Africa, 1960-04-27 - 1960-05-07 Description from National Archives: "Shot List  LS, fuel drums being unloaded from C-130. Capt. Fuller walking with Libyan newsmen. Int, tent, Capt. Fuller briefing newspapermen over map. MSs, CU, two soldiers checking AN/PRC-10 radio sets on hood of jeep. MSs, CUs, officer briefing helicopter pilots. The officer makes a...
Topics: WWII, B-24 bomber, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North, Search...
WWII Archive
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Extracted from U.S. Army film "General Patton Address Officers Of 5th Division, Villers (?), France; Christmas Train, Epinal, France ; 200,000th Prisoner-Of-War Taken By 1st Army, Near Herbesthal, Belgium, 11/04/1944 " National Archives Identifier: 16444 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself....
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Belgium,...
WWII Archive
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United States Naval Photographic Center film #2966. National Archives description "1) MLS Two hangars; bombers on snowy field in front of hangars.2) MS Japanese sailor, wearing cold weather gear, standing guard.3) MS Another sailor on guard near post.4) MS Number of airplane mechanics walking towards hangar in early morning.5) MS Men enter hangar through small door, and open large doors from inside.6) Men pull out small trucks (heaters for engines) (SV).7) MS PAN Pilot carries bomb-sight...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations,...
WWII Archive
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Extracted from United States Naval Photographic Center film #1469  National Archives description "...26) LA MS ADM A.G. KIRK, COL R.H. JESCHKE, USMC, and CAPT T.F. WELLINGS on bridge of ship.27) HA MS ADM KIRK, COL JESCHKE and CAPT WELLINGS coming down gangway of ship.28) MS The three officers and other unidentified officers boarding train in railroad terminal in Gourock, Scotland.29) MS Civilians loading freight onto train.30) MS Officers saluting as they walk down platform of railroad...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, Kirk, Alan Goodrich, 1888-1963, Gourock...
WWII Archive
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Naval Photographic Center film #1966. National Archives description "1) CU Diver going underwater.2) CU Man pumping air to diver.3) MS SS at sea with PTs in FG.4) LS Transferring a man in breeches buoy from tanker to aircraft carrier.5) LS Several PT boats in column (SV).6) MS Cruiser (San Francisco class).7) PAN PT boats circling.8) SV Damage to B-26 and F4Fs on the ground.9) MS Towing PBY from burning hangar.10) LS Night shot of fire." National Archives Identifier: 76293 As always,...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations,...
WWII Archive
by United States. Army Air Forces
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eye 356
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National Archives description: "MLS A view of Kyoto as seen from the roof of the Daimaru Department Store. The camera angle is down shot to exclude horizon, showing the neatly and close packed wooden homes. Same as above, closer shot. Modern three-story concrete building, while around it are built small typical Japanese wooden homes. LS Same as above. Additional modern buildings, as well as typical wood structures. Closer shot to show details, such as modern buildings. Large chimney of...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army Air Forces, World War II: Postwar Issues, WWII In...
WWII Archive
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eye 198
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United States Naval Photographic Center film #1961.  National Archives description "1) CU Officers going down gangway of AP.2) HA LS Looking down into barge sitting along gangway.3) MCU Officers, Marine and Navy, leaving ship and saluting toward stern.4) HA LS Looking toward gig underway in water.5) CU Officers going down gangway from AP after conferring about Tarawa operation.6) HA LS Looking into gig tied alongside gangway.7) MS Gig pulling away from gangway.8) CU Officers going down...
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati, USS...
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2 versions. NPC-15462 REVIEW OF WW II (IN PACIFIC) ON ITS IST. ANNIVERSARY, 1940 "Note: This is Jap. propaganda for Chinese with Chinese subtitles." National Archives description "1) A-G LS Hongkong. 2) MLS Impressive streets in Hongkong. 3) HA MLS Crowded Chinese market street. SV 4) MLS Pro-Japanese Chinese soldiers marching in street. 5) MLS Street in Manila. 6) MS Children in art show in Manila. P 7) MLS Large number of native children doing exercises in open air. 8) MLS...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan, Newsreel, World War,...
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LC-44083 National Archives description: "Seq: Soldiers taking down tents and breaking camp after search. Seq: Soldiers prepare caskets for shipment. VS, equipment and caskets are loaded into C-130s. LS, C-130 taking off from desert." National Archives Identifier: 28205 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or...
Topics: WWII, Hercules (Turboprop transports), World War II, Libya (Africa) nation, Airplanes, Military,...
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U.S. Army film "BRITISH IN MIDDLE EAST WW II ; GERMAN PRISONERS SHIPPED TO U.S., NORTH AFRICA ; CHINESE AIR CORPS GRADUATION USA - WW II, ca. 1941 - ca. 1945" No description at the National Archives but this is unedited silent newsreel footage. National Archives Identifier: 13947 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or...
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Middle East, Great...
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National Archives description "MSs, group discussing searching operation. MS, H-13 taking off after refueling. AVs, H-13 flying over desert. VS, water being pumped from desert well. MSs, huge rock in desert. MSs, vehicle has difficulty moving thru sand. Seq: Group around casket as lid is closed and flag is draped over it. Group salutes." National Archives Identifier: 28203 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit...
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group,...
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LC-44080 National Archives description "Seq: Soldiers and Civilians (Civilians in the search team include a Mr. Neep and an employee of the British Petroleum Co., Mr. Don Livingston) searching thru sand for bones and other remains. MSs, soldier boards commercial plane in desert. He is being flown back for medical treatment. Group waves. Seq: Soldiers load medical boxes into two H-13 helicopters. H-13s take-off. VS, camp area during sandstorm. AVs, desert and sand dunes. AVs, H-13 flying...
Topics: WWII, Soldiers' Bodies, Disposition Of, H-13 Sioux (Helicopter), World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial...
National Archives description: "VS, C-130 warming up its engines. MS, LS, C-130 taking off from desert. MS, sign on box: "Operation Climax, Libyan Desert." VS, soldiers pounding tent stakes and tents being erected. Coffins, supplies and equipment at campsite. MSs, officer shaving. VS, tents being erected. LS, C-130 landing on desert. MS, officer and soldiers unload from plane. VS, H-13 helicopter being unloaded from C-130." National Archives Identifier: 28195 As always, any...
Topics: H-13 Sioux (Helicopter), United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 376th, World War,...
LC-44040 National Archives description "LSs, two H-13 helicopters flying over desert. LS, MS, 3/4 ton truck with its wheels deep in sand. CU, wheel of truck turning in sand and then moving forward. Capt. Fuller with an improvised turban on his head enters jeep and drives off. MS, CU, Capt. Fuller checking compass. RV, jeep driving on desert. Sandstorm blowing over campsite. Sand blowing over desert. MSs, 3/4 ton truck refueling H-13H helicopter during sandstorm. MS, AFN reporter...
Topics: WWII, United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Bombardment Group, 376th, World War II, Soldiers'...
National Archives Description: "At Rhein Main AFB, Frankfurt, Germany, a 3/4 ton truck and Jeep start to drive into C-130 plane. LA, Rhein Main AFB tower. Baggage being loaded onto plane. VS, equipment, caskets, and boxes standing by plane. CU, on box "Operation Climax, Libyan Desert" Wheelus Air Base, Tripoli, Libia. Team leaving terminal building. CU, sign: "Welcome to Wheelus Air Base, Passenger Terminal". An AFN reporter interviewing Capt. Myron C. Fuller, Chief...
Topics: WWII, World War II, Libya (Africa) nation, Hercules (Turboprop transports), World War, 1939-1945 --...
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Army soldiers of WWII visit the graves of WWI soldiers. Extracted from the U.S. Army film "Congressional Invasion Of France, Paris ; Soldiers Graves Of WWI, St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiacourt, France, 09/26/1944 ; Airborne Landing (Probably Holland WWII)  ; "The City Falls To Yanks," Stolberg, Germany ; St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiacourt, France, 09/26/1944" National Archives Identifier: 16146 no description. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- France, United States. Army, World War, 1939-1945, WWI, World War II
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by United States. Army
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Silent U.S. Army footage of WWII paratroops. Might be outtakes from The Army-Navy Screen Magazine. National Archives Identifier: 13951 As  always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you  intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider  making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or  Archive.org itself. Thanks :)
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American, World War II,...
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by United States. Navy
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This military training film was produced for the troops who would be occupying Japan at the end of WWII. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: Japan. -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952, United States. Marine Corps, WWII, Training...
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by United States. Army Air Forces
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A WWII Army Air Forces officer-candidate recruiting film / documentary, which shows the rigors of Officer Training School. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: WWII, United States. Army Air Forces, World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment, World...
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by United States. Marine Corps
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Actor and WWII veteran Lee Marvin narrates this USMC training film on combat leadership. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Daniel Cowdrey, Gene Bailey, Jonas Platt, Michael Sullivan, William A. Lee,...
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by Castle Films
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Newsreel compilation of WWII news, including battles at Alaska, Midway, and Eastern Front. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, Attu, Battle of, Alaska, 1943, Newsreel, World War, 1939-1945 --...
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by United States. Army
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No description at National Archives but this is WWII film from 1943. Extracted from " U.S. Troop Movements And Bivoacing In New Georgia Jungles; Loading Men And Material, Bizerete, Tunisia 07-06-1943 " National Archives Identifier: 13971 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Tunisia, World War, 1939-1945
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by United States. Navy
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June 17, 1945 date is from the clapperboard info at the end. Color WWII film of Marines boxing on Okinawa. See also black and white footage at https://archive.org/details/NPC-13079 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: WWII, United States. Marine Corps, United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War,...
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by United States. Army
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U.S. Army training film TF 21-1024. Used to teach men that a "fair fight" doesn't exist in combat. Part of the WWII U.S. Army "Fighting Men" series of films. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945, Fighting Men, US Army, Training Film, Elisha Cook Jr,...
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by United States. Army
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No description at National Archives but this is WWII film from 1943. Extracted from " U.S. Troop Movements And Bivoacing In New Georgia Jungles; Loading Men And Material, Bizerete, Tunisia 07-06-1943 " National Archives Identifier: 13971 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- New Georgia, World War,...
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by United States. Navy
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WWII U.S. Navy training film MN-5075a that addresses the end of the war. Bob Hope and Bing Crosby try to convince sailors not to desert but to wait for their government benefits and honorable discharges. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: US Navy, 1945, World War II: Postwar issues, Bob Hope, World War II, Bing Crosby, World War,...
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by United States. Army
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1957 U.S. Army documentary short Engineers in Combat - World War II , MF 5-8854 about combat engineers in WWII ("an engineers' war"). As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, United States. -- Army -- Corps of Engineers, World War II, Military...
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by Jiri Trnka and Jiri Brdecka
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Czech cartoon by Jiri Trnka and Jiri Brdecka. Based on an WWII urban legend of the Spring Man, who taunts the Nazis in this film. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Czechoslovakia -- Caricatures and cartoons, Jiri Brdecka, World War,...
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by United States. Marine Corps
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WWII USMC training film on the use of the bayonet. (partial film) Also see the film U.S. Army Training Film - Bayonet Training 1938 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: United States. -- Marine Corps -- Handbooks, manuals, etc, Self-defense -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,...
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by United States. Army
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Silent WWII Army film of Japanese-American soldiers in Italy. Might be the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and outtakes from The Army-Navy Screen Magazine. National Archives Identifier:  13951 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks :)
Topics: WWII, United States. -- Army -- Regimental Combat Team, 442nd, World War, 1939-1945 --...
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by United States. Army
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Views of the St. Mihiel American Cemetery. Extracted from the U.S. Army film "Congressional Invasion Of France, Paris ; Soldiers Graves Of WWI, St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiacourt, France, 09/26/1944 ; Airborne Landing (Probably Holland WWII)  ; "The City Falls To Yanks," Stolberg, Germany ; St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiacourt, France, 09/26/1944" National Archives Identifier: 16146  no description. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- France, United States. Army, World War II, World War, 1939-1945
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Documentary about the Eighth Air Force in Europe during WWII, including the disastrous "Black Thursday" bombing raid on Schweinfurt, Germany in October 1943. Note: I don't know if this is public domain. If there is a copyright issue, please leave a comment and I will remove the video. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice...
Topics: WWII, Bombing, Aerial, United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th, World War, 1939-1945 --...
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by United States. Army Air Forces
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Army Air Forces Combat Subject film #342 Reconstruction At Benghasi No description at the National Archives, but this is film of Benghasi street scenes during WWII. Rubble. British and American soldiers walk in the street, haggle with shop keeper, carry grapes and watermelon. African-American soldiers get a shoe shine. Libyan kids flash the "V" victory sign. National Archives Identifier: 3152 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $...
Topics: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects, World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American, World...
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by United States. Army
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Extracted from the U.S. Army film " BISMARCK IS SUNK BY BRITISH FLEET, OFF SAINT-NAZAIRE, FRANCE ; WACS IN AUSTRALIA ; FIRE POWER - US GUNS OPEN UP ON NAZIS IN ITALY, ca. 1941 - ca. 1945 " No description at the National Archives but this film shows U.S. Army WACs in Australia during WWII, disembarking, interacting with Australian animals, etc. National Archives Identifier: 15587 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise...
Topics: WWII, World War II, World War II: Women, United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps, World War,...
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by United States. Army
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Extracted from the U.S. Army film "Congressional Invasion Of France, Paris ; Soldiers Graves Of WWI, St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiacourt, France, 09/26/1944 ; Airborne Landing (Probably Holland WWII)  ; "The City Falls To Yanks," Stolberg, Germany ; St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiacourt, France, 09/26/1944" National Archives Identifier: 16146 no description. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit...
Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany, United States. Army, World War, 1939-1945,...
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by United States. Treasury Department
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Film created for the U.S. Treasury Department's campaign for the Eighth ("Victory") war bond drive, which began October 29, 1945 and ended December 8, 1945. This film stars Keifer Sutherland, I mean Arthur Kennedy, who also appeared in another movie about radar, Target - Invisible  and also the WWII training film Resisting Enemy Interogation . As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please...
Topics: WWII, Radar, Arthur Kennedy, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Army Air Forces, World War,...
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by Walt Disney Studios
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In 1942 Walt Disney made this short film for the U.S. War Production Board (a now-defunct agency of the federal government during WWII). It stresses the importance of saving waste fats, which are made into explosives, for the war effort. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War II: Homefront, World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures...